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About katastrophes1

Kat is a 20 something girl stuck in a 40 something body. Mom to 3 kids, tormented and amused by 3 crazy dogs. Amateur photographer, self taught crochet junkie. Thinker of crazy thoughts. Where do they come from? Who knows where thoughts occur, they just happen!

On November 17, 2000 I was struggling with a dilemma. Was I a good Mother or a bad one? What prompted this inner turmoil? The Great Breakfast Debate, had I destroyed any chance for a healthy life for my children … Continue reading

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Plan to Write Again

Back in 1999, I started an online diary, a journal or as the kids these days refer to it, blogging. Prior to 1999 I’d been involved in BBS (bulletin boards) and then moved to AOL chat rooms. I guess I’ve … Continue reading

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Long Weekends and Heat Waves

This past weekend was Canada Day long weekend, which meant that my husband and my son actually got a weekend. Saturday night and Sunday night off. It was wonderful. For the first time in probably a decade we managed to … Continue reading

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Another week over, the highlights of it have been sitting on my balcony, doodling and I even painted a bit. It’s been a long time since I’ve picked up a pencil, and even longer for a paintbrush.

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June Sixth Thoughts

Devlin was home for most of last week, sick. He had a fever, and not much else wrong with him. So, we had to keep him home because a mysterious fever is never a good thing. But it became fluctuating, … Continue reading

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Three Things

There was a moment that was so foreign to me. I was walking Frigga, and we were standing in a small grove of trees and lilacs, and while Frigga investigated a stump, smelling, poking, pawing and staring at this little … Continue reading

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New Project

I am starting a new project, it’s a dog sweater. Or at least so far it’s the neck. I thought that the tutorial said beginner level, but when I printed the pattern, it said intermediate. Pretty sure I’m over my … Continue reading

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